in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Architecture; Textiles and Embroidery; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 10918 words.
Term applied to a style of architecture and the decorative arts inspired by the Gothic architecture of medieval Europe. It has been particularly widely applied to churches but has also...